Monday, August 31, 2009

Words Alive Literary Festival & Contest

Words Alive Festival
Sunday, September 20
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sharon Temple, 18974 Leslie St, Sharon
(near Newmarket)

The Words Alive Literary Festival provides a showcase for local and Canada-wide authors. It includes author readings, public readings, workshops, panel discussions and storytelling including poetry with music and art.

Words Alive is a budget-friendly and family-friendly event. Parking on site is free and a very modest admission of $5 is charged for attendees age 16-years and up.

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Writers are invited to sharpen their pencils and wits quickly, as the deadline of Sept. 10, 2009, for the Short Story contest for children and adults looms. The contest is open to Canadian residents in the following age categories: Grades 4-6, Grades 7-8, Grades 9-12, and Adult (ages 17 and up).

The winners in each category will be announced at The Words Alive Literary Festival, and their stories will be published on the Words Alive website.
For complete details, go to

Note: For information about Brian Henry’s upcoming writing workshops and courses see here.

1 comment:

  1. The Festival hours are 10-6 and they have added more speakers and workshops. Still a great deal at $5 for the whole day.


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